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Andy Mukherjee

Indian businesses investing in VR-based healthcare to train future doctors

Globally, Virtual Reality-based health-care training is a $3.8 billion-a-year industry

Indian businesses investing in VR-based healthcare to train future doctors
Updated On : 03 Apr 2023 | 7:28 AM IST

Will the current reopening of Chinese economy end India's outperformance?

A decisive transition may help pull consumer and business sentiment away from near-record lows, shake the property market out of its slumber and accelerate auto sales

Will the current reopening of Chinese economy end India's outperformance?
Updated On : 27 Dec 2022 | 8:07 AM IST

Fixed denominations vs token system: Why digital cash needs to feel real

If the payment market is cornered by a few powerful private-sector platforms, they may impose hidden charges and fees

Fixed denominations vs token system: Why digital cash needs to feel real
Updated On : 12 Dec 2022 | 7:50 AM IST

Becoming 'the next China' won't save India from 2023 economic slowdown

'It's hard to see 2023 as a great year for the urban middle-class as global tech-industry layoffs affect jobs and capital availability for startups. Rural demand is anyway sluggish'

Becoming 'the next China' won't save India from 2023 economic slowdown
Updated On : 05 Dec 2022 | 8:21 AM IST

Gautam Adani's plans for an India super-app could run into a tech downturn

Adani Enterprises Ltd., the group's flagship, is seeking to raise 200 billion rupees ($2.5 billion) by selling new shares. The additional firepower may come in handy to beef up the fledgling super-app

Gautam Adani's plans for an India super-app could run into a tech downturn
Updated On : 29 Nov 2022 | 7:56 AM IST

Brazil misses out on Fifa world cup betting. What's India's wager?

Will President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva end the country's decades-long ban on games of chance?

Brazil misses out on Fifa world cup betting. What's India's wager?
Updated On : 25 Nov 2022 | 8:15 AM IST

India's digital personal-data protection bill puts privacy at risk

The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill is a more forceful attempt to legislate a Chinese-style surveillance state in the world's largest democracy

India's digital personal-data protection bill puts privacy at risk
Updated On : 23 Nov 2022 | 6:38 AM IST

With crypto in retreat, central banks take a quantum leap to cryptography

What will thrive even after this year's meltdown, however, is cryptographic money.

With crypto in retreat, central banks take a quantum leap to cryptography
Updated On : 21 Nov 2022 | 8:11 AM IST

Genetically modified mustard seeds may fix India's cooking oil imbalance

New Delhi has given environmental clearance to a genetically modified mustard crop, which promises to boost yields by as much as 28%

Genetically modified mustard seeds may fix India's cooking oil imbalance
Updated On : 02 Nov 2022 | 7:49 AM IST

Xi's fraying ties with West make China+1 real theme in India festive season

India as a risk-mitigation tactic - a hedge against manufacturing all widgets in China - is a story that's gathering investor interest and helping to justify lofty valuations

Xi's fraying ties with West make China+1 real theme in India festive season
Updated On : 28 Oct 2022 | 7:50 AM IST

After 5G, here's how Ambani will use financial services to tighten DNA loop

A successful fintech loans platform draws upon what the Bank for International Settlements calls a self-reinforcing "DNA loop," shorthand for data, network and activity

After 5G, here's how Ambani will use financial services to tighten DNA loop
Updated On : 26 Oct 2022 | 12:18 AM IST

Domestic buying powering Indian equities but stocks yet to feel tight money

After recent downgrades, stocks comprising the country's benchmark Nifty Index are forecast to deliver around 15% higher income over the next 12 months than at the start of 2020

Domestic buying powering Indian equities but stocks yet to feel tight money
Updated On : 21 Oct 2022 | 7:35 AM IST

As consulting firms enter tech, problems grow for Indian IT companies

European clients, which typically account for a quarter to a third of Indian firms' sales, are almost certain to cut their tech budgets - at least until the war in Ukraine comes to an end

As consulting firms enter tech, problems grow for Indian IT companies
Updated On : 11 Oct 2022 | 7:40 AM IST

Even Indian bonds are not spicy enough for global investors to bite

What will break the impasse and when? Apart from some simplification of processes and taxation, a lot will depend on the Reserve Bank of India's policies, especially on exchange rates.

Even Indian bonds are not spicy enough for global investors to bite
Updated On : 04 Oct 2022 | 6:01 PM IST

Govt's China-style internet laws may expose citizens to more surveillance

It seeks to bend the industry to the government's will by imposing a license requirement on everything from Gmail to FaceTime and Skype

Govt's China-style internet laws may expose citizens to more surveillance
Updated On : 30 Sep 2022 | 7:20 AM IST

Oops! Wrong Hyundai. Govt's industrial policy misfires again with PLI gaffe

Picking the wrong Hyundai is just embarrassing. Going down a protectionist path reminiscent of the country's own, impoverished socialist past is the bigger folly

Oops! Wrong Hyundai. Govt's industrial policy misfires again with PLI gaffe
Updated On : 28 Sep 2022 | 6:58 AM IST

Gautam Adani and his fortune drivers deserve keener spotlight, scrutiny

The silent soldiers behind the world's second-biggest personal fortune are overdue their recognition. They also deserve some scrutiny

Gautam Adani and his fortune drivers deserve keener spotlight, scrutiny
Updated On : 23 Sep 2022 | 7:29 AM IST

After Amazon, Apollo Global wades into India's corporate governance jungle

After Amazon.com Inc., it's the turn of Apollo Global Management Inc. to wade into the jungle that's corporate governance in India

After Amazon, Apollo Global wades into India's corporate governance jungle
Updated On : 20 Sep 2022 | 8:09 AM IST

India aims to copy China, but unbridled digital lending off policy agenda

The Reserve Bank of India's recently released guidelines for app-based loans show a clear desire to rein in the industry after its pandemic-era excesses

India aims to copy China, but unbridled digital lending off policy agenda
Updated On : 19 Aug 2022 | 8:07 AM IST

Letting ED add its chilling effect to crypto winter will kill the industry

A couple more scandals, and the ED may achieve the shutdown the RBI has long wished for: The considerable talent India has in this area will flee to more welcoming jurisdictions like Dubai

Letting ED add its chilling effect to crypto winter will kill the industry
Updated On : 11 Aug 2022 | 8:01 AM IST